Model was stitched on Marbled Khaki from xJuDesigns using Au Ver a Soie 100.3 thread, but you may use whatever count fabric you are most comfortable with! The quantities of 100.3 given will work with 2 strands on 28 count linen, or 1 strand on 46 count linen. Stitch Count: 76W x 193H
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Note from the designer - "Scottish samplers are often easily identified by their color palette: intense shades of red, green, and pink, as well as by clusters or rows of initials of family members. This small sampler includes motifs usually seen on earlier samplers of the late seventeenth centur... Read more
Model stitched over 2 threads on 36 Ct. Colonial Brown linen by R&R Reproductions with Weeks Dye Works, DMC, and Classic Colorworks floss (or all DMC 300, 402, 407, 644, 680, 730, 822, 918, 921, 930, 3371, 3776, 3781). Stitch Count: 178W x 99H. Finished size: 9.8" x 5.5"
Model stitched over two on 37 Ct. Sotema "Mistletoe" from Tabbycat Linen using Au Ver A Soie - Soie d'Alger Thread (or DMC floss 300, 152, 167, 347, 422, 452, 498, 975, 745, 746, 3362, 3052, 3053, 3712, 3726, 3787, 3811, 310, 3687, 729, 225, 823). Specialty Stitches Used: Algerian Eyelets, S... Read more
Model stitched on your choice 36 Ct. fabric using Soie d'Alger (or all DMC floss 310, 347, 437, 500, (2) 501, 613, 642, 729, (2) 733, 739, 744, 760, 816, 839, 8696, 826, 827, 3052, 3363, 3768, 3821.) Specialty stitches used are double running stitch and straight stitches. Stitch count is 383W x 329H. Design is 21.28" x 18.28"
Reproduction of a lovely and colorful Scottish Sampler. The model was stitch over 2 threads on 40 Ct. Cocoa linen by Weeks Dye Works with Classic Colorworks floss, The Gentle Art Sampler threads, Weeks Dye Works floss and DMC floss (or all DMC 3860, 833, 167, 926, 402, 613, 3861, 524, 902, 730, 223,... Read more
"Give her of the fruit of her hands and let her own works praise her in the gates." Model stitched over 2 threads on 46 Ct. Linen (or fabric of your choice) with Gloriana silk floss (Bellagio Red, Brick, Evergreen, Hazelnut, Hazelnut Dark, Inca Gold, Sand Castles, Sassy Green - need 2, Summe... Read more
Model stitched one over two on 38 Ct. Wayfarer's Cloak from Legacy Linen using Needlepoint Inc. Silk (or DMC floss 510, 310, ecru, 3821, 502, 782). List for Cosmo and Au Ver A Soie equivalents also included. Stitch Count: 206W x 200H. Design Size: 10.84" x 10.52"
Model stitched over two on 40 Ct. Dirty Ewe from Dames of the Needle (or any coffee/tea-dye fabric. Antique Ivory could also be used as substitute) using DMC floss and Weeks Dye Works (or all DMC floss (2) 520, (2) 898, 407, 310, (2) 613, 3045, 3011, 612). Stitch Count: 263x197. Design Size: 13 1/4" x 10"
Who was Mrs Campbell? Without a first name for Mrs Campbell, it has proved impossible to trace her. We believe that Mrs Campbell was most probably a needlework teacher and that her colourful sampler was used as a teaching tool.
The sampler is exquisite, the back is as neat as the front. T... Read more
Note from the designer - "This very delicate Scottish sampler with its bold color scheme was designed with a four sided stylized honeysuckle border surrounding horizontal rows of illuminated alphabets and double running stitch motifs. The extensive use of double running stitch lends the sampler ... Read more
Note from the designer - "Typical of so many Scottish samplers, Elizabeth Masterton's features an abundance of initials (likely familial), rows of evergreen trees, peacocks with seven tail feathers, and the now famous mansion house fronted by a pillared fence and gates enclosing sheep. Apart... Read more
Note from the designer - This sampler takes its name from the town of Blairgowrie, located in the region of Perthshire in the center of Scotland. The town, with its red stone buildings, grew rapidly due largely to the town's location on the banks of the River Ericht. In the 18th century the Blairg... Read more